Friday, May 17, 2013

Fitness Friday: Weekly Workout Recap

Happy Friday!  Time for our weekly Running Bloggers link-up!


Last week was, well, so-so.  Here's my recap:

Monday:  10 minutes resistance/RPM training on the elliptical - WHY only 10 minutes?  Because it then broke.

So, I pulled out my favorite Kickboxing Fast Fix video and went to town, then followed that with 10 minutes  of upper body strength training using Sworkit.  **Thanks for my awesome hubby the elliptical is now fixed - thanks honey!**

Tuesday:  Ran 4.53 miles at 9:56 min/mile pace - WHOA, check me out!  I followed that with 15 minutes of lower body strength training, again, using Sworkit.

Wednesday:  6x800 4x800 speed training with intervals at a 10 min/mile pace.  This was my absolute worst workout all week.  It royally sucked.  I don't know if it was a combination of poor fueling and the heat in my garage or what but I cut it short, as you can see.  And I was mad at myself and sulked the rest of the night for it too.

Thursday:  Ran 3.97 miles on the treadmill at an 11:20 min/mile pace - after the horrible speed training the afternoon before, I took it slow that morning.

Friday:  Rest

Saturday:  Ran 4.00 miles at 9:59 min/mile pace - much better ;)

I'm glad I managed to turn things around by the week's end - that speed training session on Wednesday about did me in!  I need to get better about NOT letting bad runs get the best of me.

QOTD:  How do you pick yourself up after a bad run?